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Stop the Victim Blame. #HelpFindHannahGraham

Hannah Graham, a second-year attending the University of Virginia, went missing in the early hours of September 13, 2014. She is 5 feet, 11 inches tall with a slender build, blue eyes, light brown hair, and fair skin. 1,095 more words

Masculinities

FBI: Oklahoma beheading not linked to terrorism

UPDATED 9/29/2014 6:50 P.M.

MOORE, Okla. – Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn says his office will be ready to file official charges on Alton Nolen Tuesday afternoon. 2,083 more words

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Jim Lantern reblogged this on The Lantern Journal and commented:

I live in Norman, just south of Moore - which is just south of Oklahoma City. Just found out abut this on CNN on TV, then ABC news article. Finally found a local news report about it. Thanks KFOR.

Daniel Boone

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1940

Daniel Boone

written and illustrated by James Daugherty

Age: 10+

Interests: American history, history, pioneer life, biography, war, violence, adventure, First Nations 478 more words

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Why are American churches still so racially segregated?

This month synchrobloggers were invited to write about “Race and Violence and Why We Need to Talk About It.


As I thought about the questions from this month’s synchroblog theme and recent events, such as the one in Ferguson, I began to reflect on the lack of racial diversity in American churches and wondered if things might be different if our churches were more integrated. 313 more words

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#GamerGate and the Politics of Resentment (Part 2)

(This is Part 2 of an article series that explores a case of harassment in online gaming known as #GamerGate. Please read Part 1 of this post… 1,316 more words

Masculinities

At Least 22 Killed In Gunfight Southwest Of Mexico City

I am not certain, but I believe this new story from the AP is a rare follow-up to this initial report of a shootout that took place on June 30.   392 more words

Mexico

Do We Really Want Cops With Body Cameras Filming Everything They See? | Internationalist Prison Books Collective

And creeping we are: A growing number of police departments are adopting the cameras, which are worn attached to glasses or a uniform. The New Orleans police jumped on the bandwagon yesterday, joining the likes of Oakland, Las Vegas, Seattle, and others that already use the cameras. 134 more words

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